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BY EDWARD McFADDEN
Yosa no Buson (1716-1783) was one in a triumvirate of haikai immortals of the Edo era in Japan: before him came the master, Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), and after him the “humanist” Kobayashi Issa (1763-1826).Continue Reading →
BY AURELIO ASIAIN
…Flies, like crows, are generally not very well-liked. They are diurnal, but associated with the night and darkness; they are spawned in the heady days of summer but are attracted to the stench of decay…Continue Reading →
BY LUCINDA COWING
“I thought it was outrageous,” he explains, “to have a mountain in such a culturally-significant position — next to the famed Mount Arashiyama, with the Hozu River flowing down one side and the historical village of Saga on the other — so defiled.”Continue Reading →